Archive for 'leadership vulnerabitlity'

Curiosity

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Constant CuriosityTM.. linkage between the art and science of truth!

“I believe that the distinction between an [artist], we generally use the word artist to be visual arts of some sort, but there is very little distinction between an artist of that type and a scientist or engineer of the highest caliber.

And I have never had a distinction in my mind between those two types of people.  They, just to me, have been people who pursued different paths, but ...

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Jobs… His most signficant influencer

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I purposely have avoided starting Isaacson’s  book on Steve Jobs  until this month. Intuitively, I think I might have been biased by the hype after his death. I primarily read biographies to understand both the strengths and weaknesses of leaders and I have found that they are best read when I can be distant from the actual subject.

From my early reading on the first 100 pages of the book, I find Isaacson’s book an excellent read due ...

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How vulnerable are you?

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Brene Brown does a remarkable job of explaining the importance of being vulnerable from the perspective of a social worker, but you can tell by her conversation that it is also about leading others. Watch the video and then join me for discussion below:

http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability.html

This video raises so many good questions for executives trying to lead others. It also complements the work of Willaim Schutz who introduced a theory of interpersonal relations he called Continue Reading →

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